Ship Captains Medical Guide


Ship Captain’s Medical Guide

is intended primarily for use on ships where no doctor is carried and it is necessary for laymen to assess and treat injuries and to diagnose and treat ill health. The Guide can also be recommended for use in other situations where professional medical advice is not readily available, for example on expeditions.

The guide is available for download on the MCA website and can be accessed through

this link.

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Source UK P&I